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Chapter 19. The Savvy Surfer: More Inter... > Restricting Your Cookie Diet: Intern... - Pg. 232

The Savvy Surfer: More Internet Explorer Fun 232 · Implicit consent means that on one or more pages leading up to the cookie, you were warned that your personally identifiable information would be used and you agreed that it was okay. · Explicit consent means that on the page that reads the cookie, you were warned that your per- sonally identifiable information would be used and you agreed that it was okay. If Internet Explorer comes across a Web site that tries to set a blocked or restricted type of cookie, two things happen (see Figure 19.7): · A Privacy Report icon appears in the status bar. Windows Wisdom If you change the privacy setting, you should first delete all your cookies because the new setting won't apply to any cookies already on your computer. To delete your cookies, select Tools, Internet Options, display the General tab, and then click Delete Cookies. (If you prefer to delete individual cookies, click Settings, click View Files, and then look for file names that begin with "cookie:".)